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TBC SIGMA SHADOW Tire Recall - Campaign #06T027000

 
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TBC SIGMA SHADOW TIRE RECALL - #06T027000

RECALL FOR TIRES : TREAD/BELT

CERTAIN TBC CORPORATION TIRES OF VARIOUS MODELS LISTED ABOVE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 6 AND AUGUST 19, 2006 (DOT SERIAL WEEKS 3206 AND 3306.) SOME OF THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH NON-CONFORMING BELT WIRE COAT STOCK. IF PLACED IN SERVICE, THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BELT SEPARATION DUE TO A REDUCED ABILITY TO PREVENT CORROSION OF THE STEEL WIRES IN AN INSTANCE WHERE MOISTURE REACHES THE STEEL BELT.

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Tire TBC SIGMA SHADOW
Manufacturer TBC CORPORATION
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 11/20/2006
Influenced by TBC CORPORATION
Owners Notified on 10/20/2006
# Affected 15,208
Recalled for TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Description CERTAIN TBC CORPORATION TIRES OF VARIOUS MODELS LISTED ABOVE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 6 AND AUGUST 19, 2006 (DOT SERIAL WEEKS 3206 AND 3306.) SOME OF THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH NON-CONFORMING BELT WIRE COAT STOCK. IF PLACED IN SERVICE, THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BELT SEPARATION DUE TO A REDUCED ABILITY TO PREVENT CORROSION OF THE STEEL WIRES IN AN INSTANCE WHERE MOISTURE REACHES THE STEEL BELT.
Consequences A BELT SEPARATION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action TBC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 20, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TBC CORPORATION CONSUMER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT AT 901-541-3616.
Notes TBC RECALL NO. 147.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
See also TBC SIGMA SHADOW Tire Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT

TBC SIGMA SHADOW Tire Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
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